A resident at Edmonton Meadows retirement village in Henderson has tested positive for Covid-19.
A resident at a retirement village in West Auckland has tested positive for Covid-19.
The person lives at Edmonton Meadows retirement village in Henderson.
Public health staff were “confident” the risk of infection was low, a Ministry of Health spokesman said, but as a precaution, testing was being arranged for all staff and residents.
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Both staff and residents at the village had very high vaccination rates, the spokesman said.
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Investigations are still underway to determine the source of the infection and identify close contacts.
At this stage, no staff members were required to stand down, the spokesman said.
According to a sign outside Edmonton Meadows, it offers hospital, dementia and rest home care for long term, respite and days.
The Ministry of Health website states the care home has 60 beds.
Stuff has approached Edmonton Meadows for comment.